After years of observing how social entrepreneurs harness the power of communities worldwide, Charlie Brown created a network methodology and practice for all organizations growing their brand or cause. His network strategies, customized for an organizationâ€™s unique context, identify and activate communities, uniting the communities and organization in a shared purpose. A network strategy is essential for any organization responding to tectonic shifts in identity, information and power. Charlieâ€™s approach, Community Centered Design, has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, FastCoExist.com, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. Previously the executive director of Ashokaâ€™s Changemakers, Charlie led his team in pioneering open innovation for social changedevelopinng a new paradigm for prizes and building a global online community of 100,000 innovators that has garnered more than $500 million in philanthropic funding.